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Attractions in Piran


Slovenia is a tiny country with countless hidden spots worth discovering. Piran is definitely one of the highlights of every tourist journey in Slovenia. Historical soul of Piran reflects on every corner. Narrow streets, magnificent architecture, friendly people and delicious local cuisine are just a few reasons why many tourists fell in love with the city at the first sight.

Piran is a small city full of superlatives. Tartini square represents Slovenia's finest square which was named after the famous composer Giuseppe Tartini, and what has to be one of the most dramatically situated churches anywhere in Europe, St George Cathedral and its exceptional bell tower perched on the hill overlooking the town and the sea. In addition, its numerous restaurants not only turn out some of the best seafood but also serve it in some equally unforgettable settings.

Few tips on what not to overlook while visiting Piran

City walls

You can admire seven preserved city gates which once were entrances to the city.


They represent the architectural masterpiece what gives Piran an additional note of exclusiveness. Most gorgeous are: Town Hall, Loggia, Venetian House and Tartini House.

Aquarium and Marine Biology Station

As Piran was throughout its history linked to the sea, there as a matter of course evolved the two institutions, which were studying the sea and the life within. These are the Marine Biology Station and Aquarium.

Piran Museums

You can have a sneak overview of Piran reach history in:
Maritime museum "Sergej Mašera"

  • St. George Cathedral & Museum
  • The Church of St. Peter
  • St. Francis Church & Museum
  • Salt works museum
  • Tona`s house
  • Forma viva Portorož

After adventurous day you definitely should take a chance and sip your favorite drink while enjoying sunset that only Piran can serve you.